Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the Love Your Parks Tour, and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s First Friday Toast to The Arts & Parks Show.
This episode features author and poet Lisa Samia, chosen as a poet-in-residence at Gettysburg National Military Park. Hear about Lisa's recent visit to Gettysburg, her writing, and Civil War-related essays and poetry collections including “The Nameless and the Faceless of the Civil War” and “The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War.” She also recites two of her poems.
Created by the National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) through a unique partnership between the Poetry Foundation, National Park Service and Gettysburg Foundation, this Poets in Parks residency was designed and curated to raise the profile of poetry as a vibrant and modern way to do public art.
Featured music is "Colors of the USA" by Doreen Taylor.